The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (500 pages)
Year: (1874) 2005
Other: 2nd ed.
This classic work is a dictionary of families, listed alphabetically, who are of Norman descent. Each entry gives place of settlement, origin, and meaning of the name, progenitor (when possible), as well as sites originally and later settled by the family. Introductory chapters lay the historical foundation of the ethnic make-up of Britain before the Norman invasions and the impact of the Normans upon the overall British population. Finally, there is an extensive index (over 5000 entries) of medieval surnames. There is a wealth of information here for the researcher and genealogist.
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On the Nomenclature of Races
On the Extent of the Danish Dominion in 879
On the Family of Hastings
Chapter 1. Discovery of the Descendants of the Norman Nobility in England
Chapter 2. Discovery of the Descendants of the Norman Commonalty in England
Chapter 3. Criticism of Family History
Chapter 4. Constructive Principles of this Work
Chapter 5. National Character of the Norman Settlement in England
Chapter 6. The Danish Settlement in England
Chapter 7. Gothic Origin of the Normans, Danes and Anglo-Saxons, Present Diffusion and Numbers of the Gothic Race
Alphabetical Series of Existing Norman Names and Families Taken from The London Post Office Directory
Appendix: Norman Names from AA to ALL Taken from the Official Lists at Somerset House
Index of Medieval Surnames in the Work
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